n.等级,级别 vt.评分,评级 v.分等级
动词过去式:graded 过去分词:graded 现在分词:grading 第三人称单数:grades
grad=to walk（行走） 变化型 gress
1 step, stage or degree of rank, quality, etc; level of classification （官阶、质量等的）等级, 品级; 阶段; 程度
*a person's salary grade, ie level of pay 某人的薪金级别
* [attrib 作定语] high/low-grade civil servants, milk, pigs, materials 等级高[低]的公务员、奶品、猪、材料
* Grade A potatoes are the best in quality. 甲等马铃薯是质量最好的.
2 (a) mark given in an examination or for school work （考试或作业的）分数, 评分等级
*Pupils with 90% or more are awarded Grade A. 满90分的学生评为甲等.
* She got excellent grades in her exams. 她考试成绩优异.
(b) level of (esp musical) skill at which a pupil is tested （学生受测试的）技巧水平（尤指音乐方面）
*He's got Violin Grade 6, ie has passed a test at that level of skill. 他的小提琴6级考试及格了.
3 (US) division of a school based on the age of the pupils; pupils in such a division 年级; （按年级划分的）小学生
*My son's in the third grade. 我儿子上小学三年级.
4 (US) = gradient.
5 (idm 习语) make the `grade (infml 口) reach the required or expected standard; succeed 达到要求的或预期的标准; 成功. on the `up/`down grade getting better/worse 逐渐好转[恶化]
*Business is on the up grade. 生意日渐兴隆.
1 [esp passive 尤用于被动语态
*Tn, Tn.pr, Cn.n] ~ sth/sb by/according to sth; ~ sth/sb from sth to sth arrange sth/sb in order by grades or classes, ie assessed and marked with the standard or grade obtained 将某事物[某人]按级分类或分等
*The potatoes are graded by/according to size. 马铃薯按大小分等级.
* Eggs are graded from small to extra-large. 鸡蛋从小的到特大的分成了等级.
2 [Tn, Cn.n] (esp US) mark (written work); give (a student) a mark 给（书面作业）评分; 给（学生）分数
*The term papers have been graded. 期末考卷已评完分数了.
* A student who gets 90% is graded A. 凡得90分的学生列为甲等.
3 [Tn] make (land, esp for roads) more nearly level by reducing the slope （用削减斜度的办法）使（地面, 尤指路面）接近水平.
A pay grade is a unit in systems of monetary compensation for employment. It is commonly used in public service, both civil and military, but also for companies of the private sector.
1. With this pace, I lived in low-grade terror — and I was only a part-time worker. 生活在这种节奏下，我提心吊胆，好在我只是兼职。
2. There are six classes in Grade One. 一年级有六个班，
3. They were in the same grade, even though Autumn was a year older. 她俩同年级,尽管秋比桑迪大一岁。做作业时，
4. The Japanese spent $10.9 billion for teaching outside of regular classes last year, according to the institute, including $9 billion on jukus for students in the ninth grade or below — almost double the figure spent seven years ago. 据该机构调查，去年日本人花在正常课堂教学之外的开支为109亿美元，其中90亿是花在课外学校，用于九年级或九年级以下的学生，这几乎是七年前的两倍。
5. How many classes are there in Grade One? 一年级有几个班?
6. "If they're doing really badly in a subject, that makes kids want to cheat so they can get a better grade," says first Class Scout Ben Patrick, 11, from Troop 69, Palatine, Illinois. "孩子们如果某一门功课学得实在太差，他们就会想作弊，这样他们就能得个好一点的分数。"本·帕特里克说。本，11岁，来自伊利诺伊州的帕拉蒂尼，是第69中队的一名一等童子军。
7. Pupils with 90% or more are awarded Grade A. 满90分的学生评为甲等.
8. In the seventh grade, I started taking drugs. 上七年级时，我开始吸毒。
9. For middle school students: a zero or no grade on the assignment or the test on which the student cheated. 中学生作弊：作弊的那次作业或考试作零分计或不给分；
10. For each course, students get a grade for academic achievement and for "best effort". 在每门课程中，学生都会得到一个综合了学习成绩和"努力程度"的分数。